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Teresa Heinz

Politician
Female
Born Oct 5, 1938
Age 77
Hometown Lourenço Marques
Political Party Democratic Partyl
Religion Catholic Church
Nationality American and Port...
Other Names Teresa Heinz, Ter...

Maria Teresa Thierstein Simões-Ferreira Heinz, known as Teresa Heinz, is an American businesswoman and philanthropist, the widow of former U.S. Senator H. John Heinz III, and the wife of U.S. Senator John Kerry.

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CHILDHOOD

1938 Birth Born on October 5, 1938.

TWENTIES

1963 24 Years Old In 1963, she graduated from the School of Translation and Interpretation at the University of Geneva and moved to the United States to be an interpreter at the United Nations.
1966 27 Years Old On February 5, 1966, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's gothic Heinz Chapel on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh, Simões Ferreira married Senator Henry John Heinz III, an heir to the H. J. Heinz Company.

THIRTIES

1971 32 Years Old In 1971, she became a naturalized citizen. … Read More

FIFTIES

1990 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1990, she met Senator Kerry at an Earth Day rally.
1991 52 Years Old This was the only reported time they met before Senator Heinz died in a plane crash on April 4, 1991. In 1992, they met again, at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was a member of a State Department delegation appointed by then-President George H. W. Bush. Their courtship began in 1993, and they were married May 26, 1995, on Nantucket, Massachusetts.
1992 53 Years Old In 1992, she was a Delegate to the Earth Summit, representing Non-Governmental Organizations.
1993 54 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1993, with Kerry and environmentalist academic Dr. Anthony Cortese, she co-founded Second Nature, which brings "Education for Sustainability" to college campuses.
1995 56 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1995, with a $20 million grant, the Heinz Endowments provided initial funding for The Heinz Center, "a nonprofit institution dedicated to improving the scientific and economic foundation for environmental policy through multisectoral collaboration among industry, government, academia, and environmental organizations." … Read More
1996 57 Years Old In 1996, the Heinz Foundations created WISER, the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2003 64 Years Old 1 More Event
According to her most recently released income tax of 2003, Kerry and Heinz paid an effective federal income tax rate of 12%. … Read More
2004 65 Years Old 1 More Event
Choosing to remain registered as a Republican until John Kerry's presidential bid in 2004, she kept her name Teresa Heinz. … Read More
2005 - 2009 3 More Events
2013 74 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 7, 2013, Heinz was taken by ambulance to Nantucket Cottage Hospital after showing symptoms consistent with a seizure. … Read More
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